Bordeaux Grand Prix
Mark Crowther reports
Michael Adams won the "Grand Prix de Bordeaux 2000" a two day knockout 
event featuring Tkachiev, Lautier and Fressinet also. The event took place
6th-7th April 2000. In the semi-finals Adams beat Fressinet 1.5-0.5 and
Lautier beat Tkachiev 2-0. In the 3rd-4th placed playoff Tkachiev beat
Fressinet 1.5-0.5 and the final Adams beat Lautier 2-0 including a 28 move
win in the final game.

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Round 1 (April 6, 2000)

Tkachiev, Vladislav  -  Lautier, Joel        0-1   34  A29  English; 1.c4 e5
Lautier, Joel        -  Tkachiev, Vladislav  1-0   34  B06  Modern defence

Lautier 2-0 winner.

Fressinet, Laurent   -  Adams, Michael       1/2   44  C68  Ruy Lopez; Exchange
Adams, Michael       -  Fressinet, Laurent   1-0   47  B90  Sicilian; Najdorf

Adams 1.5-0.5 winner

Round 2 (April 7, 2000)

3rd-4th placed playoff

Tkachiev, Vladislav  -  Fressinet, Laurent   1-0   51  B52  Sicilian
Fressinet, Laurent   -  Tkachiev, Vladislav  1/2   44  B06  Modern defence

Final

Adams, Michael       -  Lautier, Joel        1-0   28  B45  Sicilian
Lautier, Joel        -  Adams, Michael       0-1   36  C42  Petroff defence